The Mysterious Old Radio Listening Society

Presented by Ghoulish Delights

Sunday, October 30, 2016
7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Tickets: $15/$12 in advance or with a Fringe button/$6 kids 12 and under

Two classic horror stories from the golden age of radio, performed in the style of an old-time radio broadcast, including the original announcements and commercials.  Featuring recreations of “The House In Cypress Canyon” from Suspense and “The Gibbering Things” from The Shadow. Performed by the voices behind The Mysterious Old Radio Listening Society Podcast - Joshua English Scrimshaw, Tim Uren and Eric Webster with special guest Shanan Custer! Step back in time for an evening of vintage thrills!


The Mysterious Old Radio Listening Society Podcast revisits the great horror and suspense shows from the golden age of radio, including tales fromSuspense, Lights Out Everybody, The Witch’s Tale, The Shadow, and more. Each episode features a classic, or maybe-not-so classic story from the scary old-time radio vault, complete with historical notes and nerdy trivia. At the end of each podcast, your hosts, Tim, Joshua and Eric discuss the merits of the story and decide whether or not it stands the test of time.

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Shanan Custeris a veteran of the Brave New Workshop (where she performed from the reign of Jesse Ventura to the Bush and Kerry election).  A writer, actor, teaching artist, director as well as an improviser, Shanan’s original work includes: 2 Sugars, Room for Cream (with Carolyn Pool), which won an Ivey Award for Best Ensemble in 2013, Mick Sterling Presents: At Christmas (with Jim Robinson) and From Here to Maternity (with Joshua English Scrimshaw). Shanan has performed with Casting Spell Productions, Park Square Theatre, History Theatre, Frank Theater, Theatre Pro Rata, Comedy Suitcase, Mu Performing Arts and The Mystery Café as well as directed productions at Theatre in the Round and Artistry of Bloomington Center for the Arts. Shanan is also an improviser with the Theater of Public Policy.

Joshua English Scrimshaw is co-founder of the all-ages theater company Comedy Suitcase, as well as the dance and physical comedy troupe English Scrimshaw Theatrical Novelties. Joshua has been called "a clever and inventive voice in Twin Cities comedy theater" by The Star Tribune, and "a modern day Buster Keaton" by When not making theater or listening to old radio shows, Joshua can be heard on the Doctor Whopodcast Get Off My World (along with many Twin Cities theater nerds).

Tim Uren has been an actor, director, and playwright in the Twin Cities for over twenty years. He's the devious mind behind Ghoulish Delights, a theater company dedicated to staging tales of horror and suspense. Tim also writes and designs for board games and card games, and would probably love to share a game night with you.

Eric Websteris an actor, producer and writer for stage, radio and television for 25 years. On stage credits include; Guthrie Theater, Park Square Theatre, Artistry Theater, Workhaus Collective, Paul Bunyan Playhouse, Pioneer Place Theater. He is also a Theater Teaching Artist for the Guthrie Theater, Centennial Middle School, Avalon Charter School and the History Theater. He also is the creator of the original radio theater drama "Shades Brigade". Shades



Ghoulish Delights is a Minneapolis-based theater company that specializes in bringing tales of suspense and horror to the stage.


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